Changing in Matter - What is a Physical Change
Chem. 1.3 Vocabulary
Changes in Matter
- Chemistry is the study of changes in matter.
- Matter can change in two ways.
- In a physical change, matter changes its appearance but does not change into a different substance.
- A substance that undergoes a physical change is still the same substance after the change.
Other Physical Changes
- Other kinds of physical changes are dissolving, bending, crushing, and filtering.